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Forget-Me-Not


About half the size of a dime, Forget-Me-Nots can be grouped on cake tops or used to accent smaller treats like petits fours. They grow naturally in blue, pink and white.
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Step 1

Tint medium consistency icing with petal icing color and a small amount of icing with Golden Yellow Icing Color for flower center. Fit one decorating bag with petal decorating tip 101s and fill 1/4 full or less with petal tinted icing. Fit second decorating bag with round decorating tip 1 and fill 1/4 full or less with yellow tinted icing.

Step 2

Attach flower nail template, if using, to flower nail. Using a dot of icing, attach icing flower square to flower nail.

Step 3
Step 3

Hold the decorating bag with tip 101s at a 45° angle at 3:00 (9:00 for left-handed decorators) with wide end of tip lightly touching the center of the nail; narrow end is pointing out and angled 1/4 in. above the nail surface. Using a consistent pressure, move tip away from the center out 1/16 to 1/8 in., then back as you turn the nail 1/5 turn; relax pressure as you move back to the center of the nail, allowing the movement of the nail to form the first petal. Stop squeezing; pull tip away.

Step 4
Step 4

Start second petal with the wide end of the tip lightly touching the center of the nail; narrow end, slightly upward and next to the previous petal. Pipe petal as in Step 3. Repeat to form the remaining three petals. The center of the third petal should be positioned halfway around the flower nail base.

Step 5
Step 5

For flower center, hold decorating bag with yellow icing and tip 1 at a 90° angle, slightly above the center of the flower petals. Pipe a center dot.

Step 6

Remove flower on flower square from flower nail. For a more natural shape, place in the small concave portion of the Wave Flower Former to dry overnight.

Step 7

Hints:

For a slightly larger forget-me-not, use Petal Decorating Tip 101.

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Royal Icing (medium consistency)

Delphinium Blue Icing Color

Delphinium Blue Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

Golden Yellow Icing Color

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Flower Nail No.9

Flower Nail No.9

Disposable Decorating Bags

Disposable Decorating Bags

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Forget-Me-Not is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These are easy, quick and fun to make. Make a bunch ahead of time out of royal icing so you can have them on hand to decorate not only cakes but cupcakes and cookies as well.
Date published: 2010-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from one of the few flowers i am able to make. they look great atop a mini cupcake. I like to use a dragee for the center-makes it look very fancy!
Date published: 2010-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the easiest and prettiest flowers to make! Just spin nail consistently when forming petals.
Date published: 2010-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from In no time flat you can pipe an entire bouquet of forget me nots. Easy, yet pretty flower.
Date published: 2010-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from i think these would be great in royal icing for closing the 1M swirl on a cupcake
Date published: 2011-07-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I made them for class. It was fun and a great flower.
Date published: 2010-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for filler flowers!
Date published: 2010-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An easy flower to make.
Date published: 2010-11-30
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